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John Ghost sleeps no more: Release next month!

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Rise and shine! April is the month when John Ghost will be very much alive and kicking: their debut album For A Year They Slept is coming out! Guy Peters had a listen for you already and wrote the following: “Ook dat is eigenlijk jazz. Tenminste, op voorwaarde dat je dat begrip niet hanteert als een nauw afgebakend begrip, als een vastgelegde ‘stijl’, maar wel als een bereidheid om het element van improvisatie aan te vullen met een rijke traditie én moderne…

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Jazz#Forum: on 8 March, jazz will be hotter than hot

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On 8 March, the entire jazz community of Belgium will unite at Flagey (Brussels) for the fourth edition of Jazz#Forum. Jazz#Forum is a network day for the professional jazz sector, organised by several partners in the field to offer support to musicians, programmers and manager alike, stimulate contacts and spark off discussions about the future of jazz in Belgium and beyond. On the programme: round table discussions and workshops revolving around the sustainable career of musicians. The full programme can be found…

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Uncle Wellington’s Wives joins Bis Bookings

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We’re proud to announce you that Uncle Wellington’s Wives has found the way to the house of Bis Bookings! Uncle Wellington’s Wives is the band of writer/musician Jonas Bruyneel. Along with the expertise of his creative co-musicians, they guide you through the most intimate and pertinent lyrics that chill you to the very bone. At the same time, the songs surf on a wave of melancholy and stillness. The band had a great year 2015. They were in the Westtalent,…

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Good news but actually sad news

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We are very very sad to announce that we have to let go of our Elefants. Luckily they are not just running off into the wild, but into the capable hands of Devil in a Box management and Toutpartout bookings. We wish them lots of amazing adventures and are happy to have been part of their journey. Buh-bye dear Elefants! ***shows already scheduled will still run in cooperation with Bis Bookings***

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Altertape and STUFF. blew the roof off Casino Sint-Niklaas

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Last Friday was amazing. It’s hard to describe it any other way. Altertape & STUFF. turned out to be a perfect match and raged through a full concerthall at Casino Sint-Niklaas (for some pictures by Sven Dullaert, see this album). Altertape showed once and for all that the soundscapes they produce are powerful, intriguing, danceable and skilfully composed. There, we said it. And we’re not the only ones. Snoozecontrol was very much impressed as well, as this great review shows:…

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